'Eye' fails to spot raiders

Made:
06 March 1967
maker:
Chris Barham

Daily Herald/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Daily Herald/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

The Sun photograph by Chris Barham. Image shows a TV camera installed in London's diamond market, Hatton Garden. Clipping on back notes that the camera, which was only switched on at night to deter thieves, failed to capture a £50,000 daytime robbery in a jewellers shop in Cross Street. Of the jewels stolen was an award-winning showpiece brooch designed by Mr. Gerard Andreu.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30324
Materials:
ink and paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford